Rabies is a deadly virus that attacks the central nervous system it is transmitted from animals to humans, most commonly by animal bites. Rabies-related knowledge, practices and determinants of dog vaccination among residents and dog owners of kakamega county, kenya gerald mburu mucheru a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment for the degree of master of science in applied epidemiology in the jomo kenyatta university of agriculture and. Rabies is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure these symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear of water, an inability to move parts. Rabies disease remains enzootic among raccoons, skunks, foxes and bats in the united states it is of primary concern for public-health agencies to control spatial spread of rabies in wildlife and its potential spillover infection of domestic animals and humans rabies is invariably fatal in wildlife if untreated, with a.
Mission model for the spread of canine rabies in the currently rabies-free wild dog population of australia rabies is a zoonotic disease caused by a virus of the genus lyssavirus annually, it causes estimate of 418 (se: 027) weeks from a thesis  which calculates the mean incubation period from. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the master of veterinary medicine (mvetmed) degree of the university of rabies virus rig rabies immune globulin searg southern and eastern african rabies group who world health organization of the united nations zdu zoonotic disease unit. Medical services must provide pep to prevent disease in exposed individuals and exposed individuals must seek pep and dog owners must take their dogs to be vaccinated this thesis focuses on factors affecting individuals and medical services this thesis examines challenges in the control and prevention of rabies in. The completion of this dissertation would not have been possible without the i, stella ejura idachaba, hereby declare that the work on this thesis is symptoms 11 241 rabies in dogs 11 242 symptoms of human disease 12 25 diagnosis 14 251 laboratory diagnosis 15 252 differential.
Of rabid rabbits, which were easier to handle and cheaper than dogs' spinal cords (38) pasteur developed his rabies vaccine from partially inactivated desiccated spinal chords instead of brain tissue because the spinal cords had a higher rabies virus concentration (44) in 1885, pasteur successfully immunized his first. Thesis submitted by: janine barrett bvsc (syd) mvsc (qld) in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in the school of veterinary science in chapter 1, the literature relating to rabies virus and the rabies like lyssaviruses is reviewed rabies virus and european bat lyssavirus-2 isolates.
Of the dogs in a population however the impact of vaccinations on disease incidence may be affected by dynamic demographic parameterisation of epidemiological models of infectious diseases, including rabies working the long hours beside me – without your loyalty and dedication this thesis wouldn't exist special. Dog population characteristics and rabies vaccination coverage at the wildlife interface in the mpumalanga province of south africa thesis jac geerdes april 2014 faculty of not only dogs and humans play a role in the dynamics of rabies, it is also known as a disease that is of conservation interest wild carnivore.
Rabies is a lethal, viral disease in humans and mammals that is widespread around the world most cases in humans showed in several cases that they were more aware of rabies disease, as well as more aware of this thesis also include a literature study with literature collected through search engines such as “web. Abstract rabies, a fatal neurological disease of warm blooded animals, is not only a national but also a global problem it is caused by a rna virus under the genus lyssavirus and family rhabdoviridae the disease is of paramount importance because of its global distribution, wide host range including a number of wild. Background: rabies remain a public health threat although can be eliminated by vaccinating dogs which are major reservoirs of the disease and through pre and post-exposure prophylaxis in humans rabies is a fatal viral encephalitis disease which is untreatable when clinical symptoms develop it is a neglected and old.
Therefore, to test this perception, the authors report the virus neutralising antibody titres from 27 dogs that were vaccinated with high quality, inactivated rabies vaccine aged three months of age and under as part of larger serological studies undertaken in gauteng province, south africa, and the serengeti. Is a major disease amongst dogs in the district 117 objectives of the thesis the main objectives of the study are 1 to formulate a time-dependent mathematical model that will mimic the behav- ior of the spread of rabies and simulate the model 2 to find out the mode of transmission of rabies 3 to determine the effect of. The rnp complex along with the the viral rna is comprised “of the proteins l ( transcriptase), n (nucleoprotein), and ns (transcriptase-associated)” (rupprecht) “these aggregate in the cytoplasm of virus-infected neurons and compose negri bodies, the characteristic histopathologic finding of rabies virus infection the m.
You may infringe the author's moral rights if you: - fail to acknowledge the author of this thesis if you quote sections from the work - attribute this thesis to another author - subject this thesis to derogatory treatment which may prejudice the author's reputation for further information contact the university's. Dog demography and population estimates for rabies control in bali, indonesia rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease with global significance at the end of 2008, rabies emerged in the island of bali, indonesia, drawing international attention as the disease became wide- spread, the government focused. A thesis entitled studies on host-virus interaction for viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (vhsv) by adam j pore submitted to the graduate faculty as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the based studies while the molecular basis of the disease remains widely uncharacterized the well-studied rabies.
Rabies is caused by a single-stranded, negative-sense rna virus, maintained in nature by a variety of animal reservoirs rabies virus infects the central nervous system, resulting in progressive encephalopathy and ultimately death in an infected human globally, the risk of contracting rabies for humans is greatest in. Why can rabies be cured in dogs but not in humans health-essay-sample rabies is a most feared disease because it can cause fatal attack to human brain and nervous systems rabies can be transmitted to humans through infected animals bite, scratch or lick to wounds statistics showed that rabies. There are many symptoms of rabies, in both animals and humans, that reveal themselves only after they have been bitten this part of the essay will give you the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the rabies infection the infectious disease known as rabies is a virus that spreads from the wound to the central nervous.